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Object Name Selective Service Record
Catalog Number X1994.63.191
Scope & Content Boston, Ernest Earl
Race: Colored
Present Address: Box 27, Jessup, MD
Address on Entering Service: Same
Eyes: Brown
Hair: Black
Height: 5'7"
Weight: 130 lbs
Birth Place: Guilford, MD
Birth Date: April 15, 1924
Married or Single:
U.S. Citizen: yes
Father's Name: Henry Boston
Mother's Maiden Name: Viola
Wife's Maiden Name:
Children's Names:
Date and Place of Induction or Enlistment: March 10, 1943; Baltimore, MD
Date and Place of Separation: Jan 14, 1946; Ft George G Meade, MD
Civilian: Extractor Operator
Military: Cook
Education: 7 elem
Service School Attended: Cooks and Bakers
Highest Rank Held: Tec 5
Rank on Discharge:
Battles and Campaigns: Rome Arno; No Appennines: Po Valley
Decorations and Citations: Good Conduct Medal; American Theater Ribbon; European African Middle Eastern Theater Ribbon; Meritorious Unit Award: WWII Victory Ribbon
Wounds Received in Action:
Total Length of Service: 2 yrs 10 mos 12 days
Continental Service: 1 yr 8 days
Foreign Service: 1 yr 9 mos 27 days
Prior Service:
Reason and Authority for Separation: Demobilization- Honorable Discharge
Collection Selective Service Records